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post #71 of 833
why so many SSDs?
make a volenti and you could cut the cost of the WC loop a fair bit
post #72 of 833
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As I said 2 OSs and 3 SSDs per OS, one for OS itself and 2 in RAID 0 for programs and Scratch Disk etc.

And Im not sure I want to use a Volenti
post #73 of 833
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As I said 2 OSs and 3 SSDs per OS, one for OS itself and 2 in RAID 0 for programs and Scratch Disk etc.

And Im not sure I want to use a Volenti
OVERKILL!
and understandable, even mine hasn't worked properly
post #74 of 833
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OVERKILL!
and understandable, even mine hasn't worked properly

Thats the idea wink.gif although may have to step down to single 480GB SSD per OS instead of the RAID0 ones. Also I have a watercooled 3TB HDD going in there too for added overkillness, may upgrade to 4TB for even more WIN thumb.gif
post #75 of 833
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Didn't have long today but managed to paint some of the bits from yesterday. SLR photos coming later but here are some in progress shots















post #76 of 833
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SLR photos biggrin.gif















Also need name suggestions for the build, got "Sour Apple" so far, not sure on it though, any others are much appreciated
post #77 of 833
That front panel looks amazing. Makes me want to mod my G4 sawtooth. You're making me want to get a little more creative with my quicksilver build. I've got no suggestions for the name, I'm pretty useless when it comes to that (as shown by the titles of my builds) but I think Sour Apple would be a good one.
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Inverted Corsair 600T SE Insignia optical mouse 
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That front panel looks amazing. Makes me want to mod my G4 sawtooth. You're making me want to get a little more creative with my quicksilver build. I've got no suggestions for the name, I'm pretty useless when it comes to that (as shown by the titles of my builds) but I think Sour Apple would be a good one.

Sour Apple is growing on me wink.gif Being creative is so much easier when you have a LAZOOOORRRRRR cutter wink.gif haha

Anyways made some more radiator grills today, laser cut out of acrylic, sand blasted, primed and painted. These will be used as a shroud on the front rad to increase the air flow through the rad and then as a spacer on the bottom rad so that it will clear the platform at the back of the case. Each radiator will have one white and one black which should hopefully stand out from the black case and black rads.





post #79 of 833
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Seeing as not much has happened I thought I would post some photos of the Rad Shrouds fresh from the laser cutter...















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Like an inverse oreo drool.gif
 
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